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is a harvard law grad, former assistant p.a., and peace corps volunteer. and now representing suburban boston in congress. the republican challenger, 37-year-old sean belot, is an ivy league educated marine. >> i have a decade in business. >> reporter: in a debate sunday, belot argued kennedy isn't ready and is coasting on the family coast tails. >> i don't think any other district in the country people would consider you qualified for this office. >> i've got a sizeable record of public service. >> reporter: joe, who introduced a tribute to ted kennedy at the democratic convention. >> for my uncle kennedy, politics was always about people. >> reporter: he says he knows his name comes with benefits. >> it's certainly an advantage, i'm very proud of my family's history of public service. >> reporter: spanning six decades of fabled and at times flawed history. jfk went to congress in 1947, before the camelot days of the white house. bobby and ted served in the senate. their sons, joe and patrick, in the house. and now it's joe's son who is on the ballot. and getting a boost from his grandmother
. >> reporter: arthur spitzer with the aclu says similar laws have been reviewed by judges in other parts of the country. >> a number of federal courts have looked at this very issue in places that have enacted laws banning leaflets on cars. one of the courts thought it was okay. >> reporter: graham, who is a lawyer himself, has worked with the council's attorney to draft the legislation. neither want to violate the constitution, they just want to clean up the city. >> i believe in freedom of speech. but i think there's an opportunity to regulate this. >> reporter: graham says his ears are open and looks forward to a public discussion. he wants to hear from both sides. in the newsroom, matt ackland, fox 5 news. >>> why one museum in the district will be closed for the next couple of months. >> first, time for our facebook fan of the day. i love this picture. we say hello to kisha mason. it's so cute. she says she looks forward to the daily segment because it's her cue that her work day is over. enjoy your weekend. for your chance to be monday's fan of the day, log onto our facebook page a
's an information gap and for law enforcement. so you know kids designed to give parents information before a crisis happens and sometimes the crisis aren't that big a deal, but parents having the information pro actively is really what this is all about. >> particularly in the case of online predators, as you found in this case, there's a process that they go through trying to get that kid comfortable. >> doesn't happen overnight. and for parents who have friended their children online, they should assume that the predators online know that, and they know how to get around mom and dad simply being their child's friend online. so without a parental intelligence system really kind of doing some of the work for mom and dad, there's no way they can know for sure that their kids are not in fact at risk. >> you and your brother cofounded something called uknowkids.com. tell me about that and what that does. >> the service is an online and mobile service that parents can use to monitor activity like facebook, myspace, twitter, instagram and text text messaging. it takes the ton and tons of data out there
voter i.d. law that critics say would prevent some voters from casting their ballots. the republican governor who supported showing the i.d.s at the polls says he probably won't appeal the decision. >>> american airlines says it knows what caused a series of midair seat malfunctions. it's looking for the problem in more jets. they say improperly installed clamps caused the seats to come loose on three flights, two of which had to make emergency landings. they have not said where the seats were installed or who might be to blame. meanwhile, they're making progress in a standoff with its pilots. the pilots union says it will resume negotiation talks. >>> new this morning, would you pay more for your electricity each month if it meant better service? maryland residents could be asked to do so. fox's melanie alnwick is live at pepco headquarters with details of this controversial plan. good morning, melanie. >> reporter: good morning. this all came about and really started in june, after that derecho that knocked out power to millions and left some without power more than a week. governo
on a tough new voter identification law that requires everyone to show a picture i.d. at the polls. supporters say they fear election fraud. opponents say it makes it harder for people like young adults and minorities to vote. allison? >>> and on the campaign trail today, tony, the two presidential candidates will leave it up to their running mates to do the talking. as they get ready for tomorrow's big debate. fox's doug luzader has the latest on the president barack obama and mitt romney debate preps. >> reporter: one new national poll is out. but it really hasn't done a whole lot to change the real clear politics, national average of polls, which shows the president nationwide about 3 1/2 points up, over mitt romney. but this all comes down to swing states, including colorado. the site of wednesday's debate. >> mitt romney is already in denver. getting in to the final campaigning and a last-minute endorsement from former broncos quarterback john elway but preparing for a much more critical stage on wednesday. >> so i look forward to these debates. i'm delighted that we will have
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